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    Alloa draw Bala Town 

    Tuesday, September 06, 2016 3:01:32 PM

    The draw for the fourth round of the Irn Bru Cup was made earlier today at Oriam in Edinburgh with Alloa Athletic FC being represented by Jon Robertson who was on hand to view the draw, which saw Alloa Athletic drawn against Welsh Dafabet Premier League side Bala Town, which will be the club's first ever competitive game against Welsh opposition. The full draw is:-

    Bala Town             v.      Alloa Athletic
    Forfar Athletic      v.      The New Saints
    Crusaders              v.      Livingston
    Q. O. S.                 v.      Linfield
    Hibernian              v.      St. Mirren
    Dunfermline Ath   v.      Queen's Park
    Ayr United             v.      Falkirk
    Stranraer                v.      Dundee United
    Ties are due to be played on October 8th & 9th, confirmations of exact dates and TV selected matches are still to be confirmed.
    Alloa Athletic manager Jack Ross said "From a football point of view it is a good draw, it's something different, the last thing I wanted was a tie against a team from our league because we have already had that in the last round and we play these teams often enough. I would always prefer to be at home in a cup tie but the fact we are away, logistically it is more difficult but purely from a footballing perception the coaching staff and players are hugely excited and we are looking forward to the game".
    Maes Tegid, Bala Stadium


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